Fire resistance tests on thin CFRP prestressed concrete slabs

Maluk, Cristian, Terrasi, Giovanni Pietro, Bisby, Luke, Stutz, Alex and Hugi, Erich (2015) Fire resistance tests on thin CFRP prestressed concrete slabs. Construction and Building Materials, 101 Part 1: 558-571. doi:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.10.031


Author Maluk, Cristian
Terrasi, Giovanni Pietro
Bisby, Luke
Stutz, Alex
Hugi, Erich
Title Fire resistance tests on thin CFRP prestressed concrete slabs
Journal name Construction and Building Materials   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0950-0618
Publication date 2015-12-30
Year available 2015
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.10.031
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 101
Issue Part 1
Start page 558
End page 571
Total pages 14
Place of publication Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier
Language eng
Subject 2205 Civil and Structural Engineering
2215 Building and Construction
2500 Materials Science
Abstract Optimised, high-performance concrete elements, prestressed with carbon fibre reinforced polymer (CFRP) tendons offer great potential within the sustainable modern built environment. However, the performance of these elements in fire is not well known and must be better understood for applications where fire resistance is required. Findings from large-scale fire resistance tests on thin CFRP prestressed concrete slabs are presented and discussed. Results show that explosive spalling in fire results in sudden collapse, and when spalling is avoided failure occurs by loss of anchorage, which is in turn governed by the temperature of the tendons.
Keyword Carbon fibre reinforced polymer
Precast concrete
Prestressing
Furnace testing
Fire resistance
Heat-induced concrete spalling
Loss of anchorage
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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